Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
515 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-171015-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
515 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THROUGH TONIGHT.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY SPREAD NORTHWARD INTO FAR SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS.  BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH ANY OF THE STRONGER STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD
BE REDUCED BELOW ONE MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE DAILY FROM MID WEEK INTO THE
WEEKEND.  A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA OVER THE
WEEKEND WHICH IS LIKELY TO PRODUCE MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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